Muhammad Rizwan hailed as a hero for his blistering knock after spending two days in ICU

Pakistan cricket team's batting coach, Mathew Hayden, called Muhammad Rizwan a "warrior."

Muhammad Rizwan Muhammad Rizwan along with Shoaib Malik was doubtful for their all important semi final clash against Australia in the T20 World Cup. However, the Pakistani wicket-keeper batsman was declared fit and he smashed a blistering 67 off 52 balls.

Although, Muhammad Rizwan seemed nervous at the start but he came back strong to help his team put a good total on the board. His innings comprised of three fours and four massive sixes.

It was just after his great knock when  Pakistan’s team doctor Najeebullah Soomro revealed that Muhammad Rizwan had spent two nights in the intensive care unit (ICU). A picture of him is also doing rounds on the internet.

“He developed a severe chest infection on 9th of November after which he was admitted to the hospital,” Soomro said.

He added: “Muhammad Rizwan spent two nights in the ICU recovering. He made an incredible recovery and was deemed fit before the match.

Pakistan cricket team’s batting coach, Mathew Hayden, called Muhammad Rizwan a “warrior.” After the details of his severe chest infection emerged, the 29-year-old is hailed as a hero not just by Pakistanis but the rival fans as well.

Indian cricket fans, who trolled Pakistan all night long, are also all praise for the wicket-keeper batsman. Here’s how Twitter lauded ‘Super-Riz’.

Ever since after being moved up the batting order, Rizwan has been in splendid form. Although, his team didn’t win the semi final but he did something no cricketer has ever done. Muhammad Rizwan became the first player to score 1000 T20I runs in a single year.

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